El Estoque

Poor air quality affects the Bay Area

Poor air quality affects the Bay Area

Jai Uparkar

October 10, 2017

here was a hint of smoke in the air and no one could detect the source. The grey haze looked like the common fog that hugs the coast of the Bay Area during the mornings. Early in the morning on Monday, October 9, the wind in Northern California had blown smoke from multiple fires that started in Men...

MVHS reacts to the fire that happened on campus

MVHS reacts to the fire that happened on campus

Mallika Singh

January 23, 2017

oud, blaring sounds come from the walls and in the walkways. Lights flash. Teachers immediately stop their lessons in their rooms. Students quickly walk out to the blacktop, field or parking lot chattering while being told to remain quiet. It’s what appears to be the fire drill that happens each mont...

Electrical fire damages house near school

Electrical fire damages house near school

Joyce Varma

February 25, 2014

Multiple homes evacuated on Presidio Drive following fire. Read More »

Fire destroys apartments on Homestead Road

Fire destroys apartments on Homestead Road

Elvin Wong

November 27, 2011

At 5:54 p.m. on Nov. 26, the Santa Clara County Fire Department responded to a three-alarm fire at Village Green Apartments on Homestead Road, next to Homestead High School. According to Fire Department battalion chief Richard Salazar, the fire department responded to had contained the fire by...

Fire alarms on May 19 not a drill

Fire alarms on May 19 not a drill

Sara Yang

May 19, 2011

Small fire in chemistry class causes student to pull the alarm Read More »...

San Bruno fire leaves an impression on students

San Bruno fire leaves an impression on students

Lisa Zhang

September 25, 2010

A collection of students’ thoughts on the San Bruno fire explosion Read More »...

Ring the Alarm!

Ring the Alarm!

Sara Yang

September 9, 2009

  Multiple fire alarms on August 25 catch students off-guard Read More »...